Man City lead 5-0 champions league over FC Copenhagen on Wednesday at the Etihad stadium. Erling Haaland brace led Man City to a 5-0 champions league victory.
Haaland took his goal tally to an incredible 19 in all competitions this season with another double in Manchester City’s 5-0 demolition of Copenhagen in Champions League Group G. He wasted no time in getting Man City going with yet another strike in his remarkable campaign, sweeping home an early opener, before putting the game beyond the Danish side inside 32 minutes.
Joao had our first shot of the night inside five minutes, dragging wide from 20 yards. Man City kept coming and added a third six minutes before the break as David put through his own net, with Erling Haaland lurking just behind in the hunt for his second treble in four days.
Gomez had an excellent game when he forced the 3rd goal in the 39th minute, his shot took a deflection ending in an own goal.
The Latest strike of Norwegian had the bumper Etihad crowd hoping for a fourth consecutive home hat-trick for our No.9. There was to be no hat trick for Erling Haaland as he was withdrawn at half-time, but the goals kept coming as Riyad Mahrez slotted home a penalty before Julian finished things off with a late fifth.
Erling’s hopes of a fourth hat-trick in four home matches were dashed when he was replaced by Cole Palmer at half-time, who was straight into the action with a curling effort that was well saved.
Riyad made it four in the 54th minute with a coolly executed penalty after Aymeric was wrestled to the floor while competing for a corner.
Erling had his second major chance of the evening in the 17th minute, rising high above the defense, but his header fell softly into the hands of goalkeeper Kamil Grabara.
The 5th goal was a tap-in for our Sergio regen, Alvarez. The move started off with a powerful run straight down the middle from Grealish, who put it through to Riyad Mahrez for the cross, nicely finished by the young Argentinian.
It was an incredible and comfortable team performance. There were some outstanding displays from Jack Grealish, Sergio Gomez, Julian Alvarez, and Laporte.
The most comfortable of victories ensured Manchester City has taken a maximum of nine points in the group and needs two more to be sure of a spot in the knockout stages. Copenhagen is bottom on one point from the three games.
That’s three wins from three games for Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League group stage. Their lead over 2nd-place Borussia remains three points after the Bundesliga side also won on Wednesday. Man City and Dortmund will meet in Germany on matchday 5.
City coach Pep Guardiola told reporters that Haaland just wants to win the game, hat-tricks are not everything,” “We need to have everyone involved, I know the problems we have now Kyle is out for a long while but we can rely on players off the bench like Rico Lewis, even though he is only 17.
Jack Grealish told when asked about Haaland “It’s unbelievable honestly,” “I’ve never witnessed anything like it in my life, For the first and second goals, I was just laughing. He is always there. “The keeper said to me something as I was walking back, he added. He said ‘he’s not human!’ I said ‘you’re telling me?’ Also said that Hopefully he can carry on this form and take us to glory.”
Copenhagen’s Mohamed Daramy told that We defended a lot, but that’s how it is, when you meet such a strong team, We fought and did what we could.